Jamie Foxx was born on December 13, 1967 in Terrell, Texas.
Sometimes Jamie Foxx is credit as Eric Bishop. Which is his birth name; Eric Morlon Bishop.
In 2004 Jamie Foxx, brought to life musician Ray Charles in the hit movie RAY, this role earned him an Oscar win portraying the legendary musician.Playing Ray Charles in 2004 had Jamie Foxx wearing fake eyelids to make him blind for the role. Also for the part Foxx lost 30lbs.
Jamie Foxx got his start as a stand up comedian, in 2000 Foxx was the host for SNL SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, kicking off the millennium.
For the movie ANY GIVEN SUNDAY, Jamie Foxx sings the theme song, back in 1994 Foxx released an album titled 'Peep This'.
Jamie Foxx's other notable credits include...
DUE DATE (2010)
VALENTINE'S DAY (2010)
LAW ABIDING CITIZEN (2009)
THE SOLOIST (2008)
THE KINGDOM (2007)
MIAMI VICE (2006)
DATE FROM HELL (2001) ANY GIVEN SUNDAY (1999)
THE PLAYERS CLUB (1998)
BOOTY CALL (1997)
THE TRUTH ABOUT CATS & DOGS (1996)